Aug 8, 2011 6:00pm PDT
linkedin, were off. one winner today, gold. a new record for gold futures today, topping $1,720 an ounce. all this selling, which has been going on for the better part of two weeks, has taken its toll, both on individual investors and on businesses. >> you're trying them all? >> yes. >> that's a lot of root beer. >> reporter: opening a business is always tough. opening one in this environment, well, we have plenty of good reasons why that's crazy. >> thanks. have a good day. >> reporter: but at rocket fizz, which sells all sorts of candy and pop, you'll remember from your youth, business is pretty sweet. >> a lot of people are willing to give up a lot of things. they give up buying a nice, expensive watch or the latest electronic device. but people are willing to say, i deserve a soda. i deserve a piece of chocolate or something like that. and it's not that much of an investment. >> you know what? you know the downfall of wall street? greed. >> reporter: across town, they're not giving up coffee, either. but they are concerned about the future of their money. >> we're going to be, you kn
Aug 11, 2011 6:00pm PDT
's going to start slow rolling out these games in waves. >>> linkedin said it will no longer display users names and photos in social ads. this week users began protesting the new form of advertising, called social ads. it promoted ads or services they recommended or companies they followed by using members' names and photos. now the social ads will only tell you when people in your network make a recommendation as opposed to showing their name or photo. >>> england's prime minister says he's looking into blocking social networking sites and messaging services in the event of violent unrest. government leaders are working with law enforcement agencies and tech companies to explore the option. tlae people have already been arrested on suspicion of using social media and messaging to encourage rioting. critics say silencing people in that way would only make people more angry. in all more than 1200 people have been arrested in england after five days of rioting. it all started on saturday as a peaceful protest. people upset with the fatal police p shooting of a father of four. >>> we've all
Aug 5, 2011 6:00am PDT
a barrel near the mid-february high. gases prices may go down a bit. linkedin record its earnings better than expected. but its shares are down almost 5%. and san jose-based brocade communications makes network gear says it will miss revenue projections when it reports earnings monday. its shares are down 25%. >> ow. >> frank and grace? >> can you coin that phrase, absolute beatdown? >> reporter: we heard that yesterday. all sort of euphemisms. none good. hopefully better today. >> thank you, jason brooks with kcbs and cbsmoneywatch.com. >>> well, is he in or out? anyone thinking about running for mayor in san francisco needs to decide very soon. >> that's what a lot of people are wondering what ed lee's plans are. he joins cbs 5 political insider phil matier. good morning. >>> good morning. [ chatter ] >> good morning. mayor lee, okay, right in the middle of something. all right, look. >> good morning, phil. >> good morning to you. >> forget that. [ laughter ] >> let's get right to it. are you running for mayor again? >> i haven't decided. i'll decide this weekend. >> oh, come on. you'
Aug 18, 2011 7:00am PDT
. >> you want people to remember to use social media very witzly and carefully. >> used linkedin, and search with connections with people who have jobs. same high school, sorority, from a fraternity, church. get in there. >> keep your credit in good shape. >> this is hard for people. >> easier said than done. >> even if you can make only the minimum payment, make sure that you make them on time. employers are checking. >> thank you appreciate it. >>> wear that, not this. abercrombie & fitch offers to pay the situation from jersey shore not the wear its clothing. that after this. ♪ why settle for a one-note cereal? get more with honey bunches of oats. four nutritious grains come together for more taste, more texture, more healthy satisfaction. have a bowl of happy. ♪ hershey's chocolate syrup. stir up a smile. on today's show, keep your photos right at your fingertips. literally! ok. can you zoom in on this? ok. this is my boyfriend. this is my mom and dad. robin, you ok? whatcha doin'? oh, dealing with a slight underwear malfunction. oh, you need hanes panties. they don't rid